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  1. July 28, 2021Cluster hiring initiatives for Indigenous and Black faculty

    On July 29 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: All employees and graduate students

    From: James Rush, vice-president, academic & provost

    Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021

    Subject: Cluster hiring initiatives for Indigenous and Black faculty


  2. July 21, 2021Vaccination now required to live in residences

    On July 22 the following email was shared with graduate students


    To: All employees and graduate students

    From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor

    Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021

    Subject: All employees and graduate students


  3. July 19, 2021Waterloo celebrates three Vanier Scholars
    Vanier Canada

    The 2021 Vanier scholarship results have been released, and three of our Waterloo doctoral students are recipients of this prestigious award.  The Government of Canada launched the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS) program in 2008 to strengthen Canada's ability to attract and retain world-class doctoral students and establish Canada as a global centre

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  1. June 20, 2021Professional Skills Foundations staff profile: Ileana Diaz
    Ileana Diaz

    Ileana Diaz has joined the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs team in the Graduate Professional Skills Program Specialist role to support the Professional Skills Foundations program! Join us in getting to know a bit more about Ileana.

  2. Nov. 23, 2020Engaging in Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Navya and her supervisor stand by Navya's poster presentation.

    Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your program and research focus?

  3. Oct. 19, 2020From Field to Film: Making Science Accessible

    We all care about our research. We think our projects are cool, our data is important, and the answers to our questions will save the world. We know the lingo, speak the language, and understand the background. We are immersed in our topic 24/7, 365 days a year, for what feels like forever. So when asked why other people should care about my research, and to explain it in only 60 seconds, I really had to stop and think. Because why WOULDN’T everyone care?!

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